November 2022 The changes in the world and the limits of tourist visa renewal in Brazil had sent us back to the USA. We arrived in the USA in March of 2021 and traveled, visited friends, loved on precious grandbabies, bought land, bought and sold rigs and longed for our life on the road. You … More Returning to South America
January 2022 Remember when we were house sitting in New Mexico? We shared a photo of a huge radio dish that appeared to be on top of our camper. That photo was taken near a geocache in Pie Town, New Mexico. Here is a link to that post https://slowcarfasthouse.com/2023/01/03/question-what-to-do-now/ Pie Town, New Mexico has been … More What is a Pie Town Playground?
November 2021 With an awesome rig completed we were ready to grab some friends and head to a beach in Mexico with Fat Amy. This gave us an opportunity to return to our favorite little Mexican town, Kino Bay. We made an overnight stop in Magdalena. While there we visited the iconic church in the … More Fat Amy goes to the beach
September 2021 Are you familiar with the movie “Pitch Perfect“? If not, spend a little time and watch it. But beware, it is a musical, it is in a college setting and it is filled with silly double entendres, innuendos and goofy characters. One of those characters is Fat Amy. If you don’t have … More Slowcarfasthouse V. 3.0 (Fat Amy)
September 2021 Answer – Housesitting and build another rig, of course! It’s 2021 and there we are, back in the USA with nowhere to go and nothing to do. We took a housesitting gig in Prescott, Arizona and enjoyed it. https://slowcarfasthouse.com/2022/12/10/arizona-time-usa-rig-1-0-and-2-0/ So we applied and were accepted for another! This time we were off to … More Question – What to do now?
April 2021 A little time in the USA reminded us that not everything needs to be supersized! We sold Big Bertha the Safari Trek and combined a Chevrolet truck with a Lance camper. Then the Chevrolet truck started giving us trouble. So we sold the truck and transferred the Lance to a Dodge truck. This … More LANCE CAMPER- USA RIG 2.0 & 2.1
In the last post we told you about the wonderful times with family and visits to house/dog sit for our friends. We also shared that issues were starting to show up with our USA RIG 2.0- RedRover and Lance. We limped back to Prescott and get the truck fixed up enough to sell. And started … More ARIZONA TIME- USA RIG 2.1
After cruising across the USA in Big Bertha, we faced a tough decision. Our friends in Prescott provided us just the space and opportunity to make that decision. They needed a house/dog sitter and we needed a place to stay! So we moved back to Prescott, Arizona! The view from my favorite sofa was absolutely … More ARIZONA TIME- USA RIG 1.0 AND 2.0
In the prior post we discussed our packing and early travels with Big Bertha. We continued across the USA, on a trajectory to visit with family and friends. Due to the size of Big Bertha, we found ourselves parked frequently at formal, paid campsites. This was not our usual routine, and it was a … More Road Trip USA- Part 2
There was one big scene we missed when we passed through Brazil, headed toward Uruguay. So while we were stopped in Canela, Brazil, waiting for borders to open, we decided to go back and see it. What was it, you ask? RIO DE JANIERO!!! That’s right. We … More A trip to Rio de Janiero